J. Stephen Ferris
Distinguished Research Professor
|Degrees:||B.Com., M.A. (Toronto), Ph.D. (UCLA)|
Research fields: coordination problems in macroeconomic and microeconomic theory
• interaction of economic and political processes
• government size
• fiscal policy
“Fixed Versus Flexible Election Cycles: Explaining Innovation in the Timing of Canada’s Election Term” (with Derek Olmstead), Constitutional Political Economy, Vol. 28, No. 2 (February 2017), pp. 117–141.
“The Duverger-Demsetz Perspective on Electoral Competitiveness and Fragmentation: with Application to the Canadian Parliamentary System, 1867–2011” (with Stanley L. Winer and Bernard Grofman), in Maria Gallego and Norman Schonfield (eds.), The Political Economy of Social Choices, New York: Springer Publishing, (September 2016). pp. 93–122.